House Fire Under Investigation

A structure fire that erupted before 1 p.m. closed Neptune Drive and Sextant Road briefly Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy Stafford Police)
A structure fire that erupted before 1 p.m. closed Neptune Drive and Sextant Road briefly Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy Stafford Police)

STAFFORD – A structure fire that erupted before 1 p.m. closed Neptune Drive and Sextant Road briefly Tuesday afternoon. The roads are now open.

Stafford Township Police responded to the structure fire on Sextant Road in Ocean Acres. Lt. James Vaughn said the home occupant had escaped unharmed. There were no other reported injuries.

The fire was located in the rear exterior of the home, and was quickly extinguished, Vaughn said.

Stafford Township Fire Company was assisted by Barnegat Township, Forked River, and Parkertown fire companies.

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The fire is still under investigation, although authorities do not believe it to be suspicious.